First read through and discussions.
“Boy without a winkle!”
Politics and religion
Act 4 sc. 2 Katherine’s Request
Act 5 scene 4 Cranmer Speech
The World of this play
Could/Would you do this play with a small budget?
The King’s Authority
All is True?
Ceremony and Pagent
Bend a Gender
A look at how we might use (or abuse) historical fact, preconceptions or reputation when portraying characters based on real people. Given that a 21st century audience probably carry with them an idea of who Henry VIII, Wolsey and other Tudor figures were, how do we incorporate that into a production that focuses on what these plays mean for us now?